Emma L Minnis Junior Academy

  • E. L. Minnis Junior Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian school, serving Grades Pre-K- 8, located in Louisville, KY. Emma L. Minnis is a fully accredited private school, established in 1915 with a vision to provide quality Christian education through a curriculum that emphasizes the academic, social and spiritual development of each child.
  • Over 100 years later we still maintain that vision.
  • The Emma L. Minnis Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School family exists to show children Jesus, nurture their love for Him and others, teach them to think, and empower them to serve.
  • The Emma L. Minnis Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for children.
  • A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools.
  • We respect His divine authority and recognize His intervention in human affairs.
  • We believe that true education develops the spiritual, mental, and physical powers of each student; preparing them for the joy of service in this life and for the higher joy of service in the life to come.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1915

Student Body

Total Students34 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Emma L Minnis Junior Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(school uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Louisville
    Grades: PK-12 | 775 students
    11.8 miles
    7711 Fegenbush Ln
    Louisville, KY 40228
    11.8 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in Louisville, KY is $9,524 for elementary schools and $10,539 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisville, KY is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).